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Union Minister Giriraj Singh launches nationwide marketing campaign in opposition to gender-based discrimination 

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Union Minister Giriraj Singh launches national campaign against gender-based discrimination 

By PTI

NEW DELHI: Union Minister Giriraj Singh on Friday launched a month-long nationwide marketing campaign in opposition to gender-based discrimination, and harassed that the federal government is dedicated to finish gender-related violence.

At an occasion held to mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, the Rural Development and Panchayati Raj minister additionally remotely inaugurated 160 gender useful resource centres throughout 13 states.

Stressing on ending violence in opposition to ladies, Singh referred to as upon the ladies to not tolerate violence and expressed his authorities’s dedication in the direction of ending gender-based discrimination.

“Modi government is committed to women empowerment just as it is dedicated to development. Under the Modi government women have been included in the Army as well,” Singh stated.

The Minister additionally prompt that ladies ought to be supplied martial arts coaching for self-protection.

On the event, Minister of State for Food Processing Industries Niranjan Jyoti stated the ‘Sanatan’ faith gave equal standing to ladies, and blamed invasions and cultural adjustments introduced in by it for the prevailing gender discrimination.

“Women have always been worshipped in India. Gender discrimination was not a part of Indian culture,” she stated.

“After the invasions, beautiful women were being abducted, and hence the parda system came. It is not our tradition,” she stated.

The minister additionally recounted an incident when a bus conductor misbehaved along with her.

“I slapped him four times. We need to be strong no one will dare to touch us. I am the daughter of an uneducated father, became a ‘sanyasi’ at the age of 14, no one ever dared to even look at me,” she stated.

Rural Development Secretary Nagendra Nath Sinha additionally harassed that ladies mustn’t tolerate violence and search assist.

“It is not right to tolerate violence. If there is violence they should seek support. We need to celebrate the life of women who have sought support in case of gender violence. They should be made heroes,” he stated.

NEW DELHI: Union Minister Giriraj Singh on Friday launched a month-long nationwide marketing campaign in opposition to gender-based discrimination, and harassed that the federal government is dedicated to finish gender-related violence.

At an occasion held to mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, the Rural Development and Panchayati Raj minister additionally remotely inaugurated 160 gender useful resource centres throughout 13 states.

Stressing on ending violence in opposition to ladies, Singh referred to as upon the ladies to not tolerate violence and expressed his authorities’s dedication in the direction of ending gender-based discrimination.

“Modi government is committed to women empowerment just as it is dedicated to development. Under the Modi government women have been included in the Army as well,” Singh stated.

The Minister additionally prompt that ladies ought to be supplied martial arts coaching for self-protection.

On the event, Minister of State for Food Processing Industries Niranjan Jyoti stated the ‘Sanatan’ faith gave equal standing to ladies, and blamed invasions and cultural adjustments introduced in by it for the prevailing gender discrimination.

“Women have always been worshipped in India. Gender discrimination was not a part of Indian culture,” she stated.

“After the invasions, beautiful women were being abducted, and hence the parda system came. It is not our tradition,” she stated.

The minister additionally recounted an incident when a bus conductor misbehaved along with her.

“I slapped him four times. We need to be strong no one will dare to touch us. I am the daughter of an uneducated father, became a ‘sanyasi’ at the age of 14, no one ever dared to even look at me,” she stated.

Rural Development Secretary Nagendra Nath Sinha additionally harassed that ladies mustn’t tolerate violence and search assist.

“It is not right to tolerate violence. If there is violence they should seek support. We need to celebrate the life of women who have sought support in case of gender violence. They should be made heroes,” he stated.